1. ILO Centenary seminar on Labour Dimension of CSR: Seminar Report

    05 November 2019

  2. African cooperative leaders share their observations on the 10th ILO-JCCU Study Tour

    30 October 2019

    African cooperative leaders visited Japanese cooperatives and exchanged knowledge and practices in improving members’ livelihoods and addressing various development challenges in the changing world of work.

  3. Cooperatives support recovery efforts from Typhoon Hagibis in Japan

    22 October 2019

    Cooperatives are supporting the efforts to recover from Typhoon Hagibis that caused tremendous damage in central and northern Japan.

  4. TICAD 7 Side Event - ILO Future of Work High-Level Dialogue (Held on 29 Aug. 2019) Meeting Report

    21 October 2019

  5. 3rd Tokyo 2020-ILO Sustainability Forum

    Be better, together: Tokyo 2020 as Game Changers in advancing decent work

  6. ILO and Fast Retailing group join forces to promote employment and social protection in Indonesia

    04 September 2019

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Japanese apparel retail holding company Fast Retailing have signed a US$1.8 million partnership agreement supporting an ILO led programme to promote employment and social protection in Indonesia.

  7. The Second Sustainability Forum (2018) report is available.

    02 September 2019

  8. Debate on regulating digital labour platforms is crucial

    02 September 2019

    The ILO Director-General highlighted the need for policies to deal with the challenges of web-based labour platforms. Some form of regulation is needed, Guy Ryder said at the meeting of G20 Labour and Employment Ministers in Matsuyama, Japan.

  9. "Tackling the large gender gap in unpaid work is possible"

    02 September 2019

    Women spend far more time than men on household chores and other unpaid work, which means they have less time to devote on paid employment, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said. Speaking at a meeting of G20 Labour and Employment Ministers in Japan, he outlined steps that can address this gender gap.

  10. ILO welcomes G20 commitment to human-centred future of work policies

    02 September 2019

    The G20 Labour and Employment Ministers have adopted a Declaration committing to human-centred world of work policies. The ILO’s Director-General, who took part in the meeting in Japan, welcomed the statement.